- Nigerian music stars Burna Boy, Davido and Wikzid were featured in Billboard’s list of most-streamed artists in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Burna Boy led the pack while Davido and Wizkid took the second and third spots as Nigerian artists
- Diamond Platnumz, Fally Ipupa, among other top African acts also made the list
Popular Nigerian singers Burna Boy, Davido and WIzkid have once again made their countrymen proud by showing how their music is significantly making waves beyond the shores of Africa.
Just recently, top American entertainment media brand, Billboard, made a compilation of the most streamed artists in Sub-Saharan Africa. The list featured a host of top performing artists from different African countries, however, Nigerian music stars appeared to have clinched more spots on the list.
Self-acclaimed African Giant, Burna Boy, led the pack with a total of 435.57 million streams globally. Among the other Nigerians that were on the list, Davido held second place with 285.76 million streams and Wizkid was in third place with 176.23 million streams.
Joeboy, Mr Eazi, Tekno and Nigerian gospel singer Sinach were also on the list. Sinach had recently become the first African to top the Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart in May 2020.
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1. Burna Boy – 435.57M
2. Diamond Platnumz – 291.98M
3. Davido – 285.76M
4. Fally Ipupa – 186.5M
5. Wizkid – 176.23M
6. Innoss’B – 155.67M
7. TeknoMiles – 153.07M
8. Mr Eazi – 139.68M
9. Harmonize – 138.98M
10. Rayvanny – 133.69M
11. Flavour – 130.15M
12. Sinach – 120.73M
13. Eddy Kenzo – 109.73M
14. Yemi Alade – 109.55M
15. Joeboy – 106.08M
Some weeks ago Burna Boy was criticized online after reacting to a post in which Davido described himself and colleague Wizkid as the greatest African artists of all time.
Burna Boy had taken to his page on Snapchat to throw shade at the singers but Nigerians did not let him go free.
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